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Brigita Bublytė

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Brigita Bublytė (c) LMTA. Photography by Modestas Endriuška

Associate Professor at the LMTA Department of Acting and Directing, Doctor of Arts. Subjects: Singing, Rhythmic, Principles of Voice Expression, and Coordination of Voice and Movement at the Department. Languages: Lithuanian, English, Spanish and Russian. 

Brigita Bublytė (b. 1977) is a singer, actress, artistic director and educator. She studied guitar and singing at Balys Dvarionas Music School in Vilnius and later completed a two-year foundation course of classical singing with Prof. Regina Maciūtė at the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre (LMTA). In 2001, Brigita Bublytė received Bachelor’s degree in Acting under the direction of Prof. Vladas Bagdonas, and in 2005, obtained her Master’s degree in Acting under the supervision of Prof. Jonas Vaitkus, both at the LMTA.

Brigita Bublytė is renowned for her singing and acting work in music, theatre and cinema, in collaboration with Lithuanian theatre directors Eimuntas Nekrošius, Jonas Vaitkus and Oskaras Koršunovas; jazz musician and composer Vladimir Chekasin, pianist Petras Geniušas and many others. She has participated in various international music and theatre projects in, amongst others, Japan, Spain and Germany.

Since 2008, Brigita Bublytė has been developing her individual creative approach and a form of expression along with her cultural research. She has an in-depth knowledge of Mongolian throat singing (canto difonico) and Indian singing (dhrupad de canto) traditions. Since 2010, Brigita Bublytė has been mastering flamenco singing (cante jondo) and dance in Fundacion Cristina Heeren de Arte Flamenco, Spain, Seville. This has allowed her to develop an individual artistic style focused on a modern interpretation of the Lithuanian ethnic tradition in the context of intercultural experience. Her creative work and research culminated in the international project Flamenco meets Sutartinė (2015), a documentary film Sutarmenko (directed by Armas Rudaitis) (2016), music performance Circle of Rasas (2016), and music solo performance What a Heart Desires (2018).

From 2015 onwards, Brigita Bublytė has participated in various international conferences as an artistic researcher and published articles in conference publications and academic journals of art and culture. In 2018, she defended her doctorate in art. The topic of the research is Transformations of the Vocal Timbre: The Influence of Ethnic Traditions Practice on the Contemporary Performer. The research was supervised by Dr. Assoc. Prof. Ramūnė Balevičiūtė and Prof. Nelė Savičenko while Prof. Hab. Dr. Daiva Vyčinienė acted as a consultant. Currently, Brigita Bublytė is preparing a monograph Voice Masks